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PRESS RELEASE: Firmware updates for two Olympus Digital Zuiko lenses
Today Olympus announced the release of a firmware update for two Olympus Digital Zuiko lenses. The lenses are the 14-42mm and 40-150mm. This firmware update will optimize the Live View autofocus function of these two lenses when used with the recently announced E-420 DSLR camera.
Details: This update allows full compatibility with the Zuiko 14-42mm and 40-150mm when using the Imager autofocus mode on the E-420 DSLR. Note: The recently announced Zuiko 25mm lens is also compatible with the Imager autofocus mode.
All Zuiko Digital Specific™ lenses work flawlessly in either the Hybrid or Sensor autofocus modes which are additional autofocus options offered on the E-420 DSLR.
The firmware can be updated through Olympus Master software.
The following link explains how to update the firmware:
Firmware updates for the Olympus E series DSLR bodies, lenses and flash units allow users to apply new technology to their system components, and are one of the advantages of a 100% digitally designed DSLR system.
(First posted on Thursday, March 27, 2008 at 09:00 EDT)